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Feminists for Life fails to acknowledge women as moral agents. And in that sense, they aren't feminists at all.

Whether or not Roberts would overturn Roe, his judicial conservatism provides ample cause for concern.

An international furor over the hanging of "two gay teenagers" in Iran.

Should pro-choicers just give up and let Roe go?

By engaging the marriage debate only in terms of "gay rights," progressives have put themselves in a losing position.

The FDA's refusal to issue a decision on Plan B reflects
the influence of the Christian right over Bush Administration policy.

Reframing abortion takes the issue out of its real-life context, which is the experience of women.

The Kansas senator has been grandstanding for the right for years, and now he has his sights set on the White House.

The debate over women and Islam is polarizing Dutch society.

A new biography of one of the Enlightment's most remarkable thinkers.

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Conservatives are outraged at Obama’s tax proposals because they won’t help stay-at-home parents. But we already help them—unless they’;re poor, that is.

January 23, 2015

Despite his moderate image during the campaign, Larry Hogan has transformed into a hardline conservative almost overnight.

January 23, 2015

GOP leaders replaced one abortion restriction for another in a demonstration of pure pandering. 

January 22, 2015

A new guide for journalists argues that we get an inaccurate picture of reproductive health issues when we use language carelessly.

January 22, 2015

In his State of the Union address last night, Obama pitched universal childcare and paid leave—for both mothers and fathers.

January 21, 2015

The film shies away from the big names and big institutions and offers a history of women’s rights organizing from the ground up.

January 16, 2015

The new documentary following Dutch doctor Rebecca Gomperts provides important context to necessary change for global reproductive rights.

January 12, 2015

A new report points to states for the way forward.

January 9, 2015

To fix social problems, we need to stop looking to marriage, and start creating more equitable public policy.

January 7, 2015

Before Ismaaiyl Brinsley killed two police officers, he shot Shaneka Thompson. That matters more than law enforcement’s blame game.

December 23, 2014